Facebook opens first African office in Johannesburg

Nunu Ntshingila, Head of Facebook, Africa Facebook has opened its first office in Africa to further the company’s commitment to help businesses connect with people and grow locally and regionally. Based in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, Facebook’s newest business office will be headed by Ogilvy veteran, Nunu Ntshingila, the company’s new

Read How Buhari Intends To Improve Power Supply

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President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that his administration will give topmost priority to the improvement of power supply in the country. This was disclosed in a statement by his special adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adeshina who spoke while granting audience to official of the Chinese Construction Company (CGGC)

Discard PIB, cancel offshore crude processing contract, APC tells Buhari

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The All Progressives Congress, APC, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to discard the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, cancel ongoing offshore processing agreements and discontinue the fuel subsidy regime. The post Discard PIB, cancel offshore crude processing contract, APC tells Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News.

Tragedy at furneral: Trigger-happy cop kills 2 nursing mothers in Edo

Jethro Ibileke/Benin CP Samuel Adegbuyi It was double tragedy last Saturday at a burial ceremony in Ivhiokhile quarters in Fugar, the administrative headquarters of Etsako Central local government area of Edo State, when a trigger-happy policeman went on rampage, shot and killed two nursing mothers.

Buhari orders re-issuance of Villa Press Pass to Deutsche Welle correspondent

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday ordered the re-issuance of Presidential Villa Press Pass to Deutsche Welle correspondent, Mallam Ubale Musa, who was expelled from villa by the previous administration. The post Buhari orders re-issuance of Villa Press Pass to Deutsche Welle correspondent appeared first on Vanguard News.

Pics: OOU students mourn dead colleagues, visit scene of accident

Thousands of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) Students besieged the Ilishan-Shagamu Road of the Lagos-Ore Expressway today, the scene of the terrible accident that claimed the lives of 12 students of the school on Friday June 26th. Vehicular movement were halted in both lanes to allow the students' candlelight procession. May

Hayatudeen to Chair 2015 digital Africa forum

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Ahead of the 2015 edition of the Digital Africa conference & exhibition slated for next month in Abuja, promoters of the event have announced the appointment of renowned banker and economist, Mallam Muhammed Hayatudeen as the Chairman even The post Hayatudeen to Chair 2015 digital Africa forum appeared first on

Messi ‘saves’ Argentine citizen kidnapped in Kontagora

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Santiago Lopez, an Argentine agriculturalist working in Kontogora, Niger State has narrated how Barcelona star, Lionel Messi saved his life. The post Messi ‘saves’ Argentine citizen kidnapped in Kontagora appeared first on Vanguard News.

Music Video: Egnyte – Ekwe (Directed by Paul Gambit)

After weeks of intense anticipation, Ekobeats frontline artiste (Egnyte) releases the video to his banging hit track “Ekwe” produced by legendary producer Akeem D Beat. The video, directed by ace director Paul Gambit is a classy video that makes for compelling viewing. A crystal clear video with amazing scenery, beautiful dancers

Group Urges Buhari To Cancel Anti-Gay Law

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President Muhammadu Buhari, has been urged to take a cue from the United State and cancel the same sex marriage prohibition Act of 2014. This comes days after the Supreme Court of the United States of America finally legalised same sex marriage throughout the whole country.

Tour guide reveals moment he threw an ashtray at Tunisia gunman – then ran after him (photo)

The man, known only as Mahdi (top left) attempted to thwart the killer by throwing an ashtray at his head after seeing him gundown dozens of tourists as they sunbathed on Friday. The 26-year-old tour guide has since told of trying to pile tourists into a little fishing boat to

Policeman kills 2 women at Edo funeral

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BENIN CITY—THERE was pandemonium at Fugar, Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State last Saturday as a police officer attached to a traditional ruler shot two women dead during a burial ceremony. The post Policeman kills 2 women at Edo funeral appeared first on Vanguard News.